Takata recalls progress data

Recall progress data as at 31 December 2018.

Total airbags replaced 0

Total airbags to be replaced 0

State and territory breakdown of airbag replacements

  • *Manufacturers are working to determine where these vehicles are and if they are still on the road. These figures may change if a vehicle manufacturer updates their historical records and submits updated reports.

Completion rates by supplier

Suppliers commencing recall action prior to 1 July 2018

Suppliers commencing recall action from 1 July 2018

  • Note: Suppliers were not required to commence recalling vehicles until 1 July, although some began earlier. The information above is correct as of 31 December 2018 and will be updated regularly to track replacement rates.

Recall progress over time

  • Note: The information above includes fully rectified vehicles only (it excludes vehicles fitted with like-for-like replacements that will require future replacement). In Australia the first voluntary recall commenced in 2009; however, the graph starts from 2015 when the number of recalls began to increase as more vehicle manufacturers initiated recalls.

Chart data

Data used in the charts are provided below.

Table 1. Recalls progress overview

  Number Percentage (%)
Total airbags replaced 2.8 million 68.8%
Total airbags to be replaced 1.0 million 24.8%
Unreplaceable airbags 261,000 6.4%
Total vehicles remaining 912,000 30.1%
Total vehicles rectified 1.9 million 62.5%
Unreplaceable vehicles 225,000 7.4%

Table 2. State and territory breakdown of airbag replacements

  Airbags replaced Airbags to be replaced (excluding Alpha) Alpha airbags to be replaced
NSW 729565 72.23% 278886 27.61% 1661 0.16%
VIC 577730 67.89% 271993 31.96% 1275 0.15%
QLD 569013 77.49% 164329 22.38% 950 0.13%
WA 275159 77.47% 79655 22.43% 366 0.10%
SA 157621 73.65% 56230 26.27% 172 0.08%
TAS 58117 74.18% 20189 25.77% 35 0.04%
ACT 47177 73.35% 17087 26.57% 52 0.08%
NT 15776 74.61% 5344 25.27% 26 0.12%
Other* 375698 76.61% 111414 22.72% 3279 0.67%

Table 3a. Completion rates - Suppliers commencing recall action prior to 1 July 2018

  Vehicles rectified Vehicles to be rectified
BMW 101,911 52.5% 92,183 47.5%
Ferrari 543 45.4% 653 54.6%
Fiat Chrysler 27,576 78.5% 7,571 21.5%
Honda 344,677 89.6% 39,896 10.4%
Honda Motorcycles 605 98.9% 7 1.1%
Mazda 254,954 92.7% 20,027 7.3%
Mitsubishi 143,563 86.7% 22,110 13.3%
Nissan 137,975 59.3% 94,519 40.7%
Subaru 194,475 72.0% 75,497 28.0%
Toyota 432,781 80.0% 108,428 20.0%

Table 3b. Completion rates by supplier - Suppliers commencing recall action from 1 July 2018

  Vehicles rectified Vehicles to be rectified
Audi 21,600 55.8% 17,140 44.2%
Citro├źn 2,415 75.4% 790 24.65%
Ford Australia 62,175 72.2% 23,939 27.80%
GM Holden 92,425 28.4% 232,682 71.57%
Jaguar Land Rover 11,256 64.5% 6,198 35.51%
McLaren 188 56.8% 143 43.20%
Mercedes Benz 31,270 26.5% 86,903 73.54%
Skoda 6,627 37.9% 10,852 62.09%
Tesla 0 0.0% 1,219 100.00%
Volkswagen 28,283 28.2% 71,879 71.76%

Table 4. Recall progress over time

Date Vehicles rectified Total Vehicles rectified
Mar 2015 5 509
Apr 2015 20 529
May 2015 37 566
Jun 2015 43 609
Jul 2015 36 645
Aug 2015 25 670
Sep 2015 1,055 1,725
Oct 2015 14,048 15,773
Nov 2015 10,875 26,648
Dec 2015 8,426 35,074
Jan 2016 7,547 42,621
Feb 2016 8,053 50,674
Mar 2016 12,709 63,383
Apr 2016 11,627 75,010
May 2016 15,313 90,323
Jun 2016 14,363 104,686
Jul 2016 10,831 115,517
Aug 2016 10,939 126,456
Sep 2016 24,434 150,890
Oct 2016 27,534 178,424
Nov 2016 23,139 201,563
Dec 2016 17,980 219,543
Jan 2017 16,024 235,567
Feb 2017 19,723 255,290
Mar 2017 23,635 278,925
Apr 2017 16,329 295,254
May 2017 20,354 315,608
Jun 2017 30,736 346,344
Jul 2017 43,861 390,205
Aug 2017 127,953 518,158
Sep 2017 132,242 650,400
Oct 2017 115,858 766,258
Nov 2017 94,464 860,722
Dec 2017 82,674 943,396
Jan 2018 58,722 1,002,118
Feb 2018 42,100 1,044,218
Mar 2018 55,735 1,099,953
Apr 2018 45,891 1,145,844
May 2018 67,935 1,213,779
Jun 2018 80,335 1,294,114
Jul 2018 84,597 1,378,711
Aug 2018 123,185 1,501,896
Sep 2018 97,385 1,599,281
Oct 2018 102,515 1,701,796
Nov 2018 100,811 1,802,607
Dec 2018 90,889 1,893,496

[1] Unreplaceable/unrepairable: vehicles classified by manufacturers as written off, scrapped, unregistered for more than two consecutive years, exported, stolen or modified and unable to have the affected airbag inflator replaced.